ESOMAR’s Director General Finn Raben was honoured to have been invited to join the judging panel for the prestigious AQR Prosper Riley-Smith award. Following extensive deliberation and debate, the jury are delighted to announce the Finalists below, in no particular order:
Excellent Exit Polls – very revealing pre-election polls
By Richard Hilmer
In the run-up to the German election there was a vivid debate about how reliable polls would be. The background of this discussion, of course, was the impression the German public had that the polls in the British Brexit decision and the American presidential election had been altogether incorrect and misled the public. The main reproach was that polls underestimated populistic in the British and US population.
The ESOMAR Foundation has announced the appointment of John Kearon as their new President.
Dutch market research agency Motivaction contributes to global initiative by The Elijah Interfaith Institute with a report based on their international Glocalities research, showing that the vast majority of humanity is open to people with a different faith.